Candida Valentino Biography
Candida Valentino is a multi disciplined artist, she trained originally in visual arts and theatre design and then in her early 30’s she discovered the world of Sound Healing, Mindfulness meditation, movement through Qigong and Yoga and other spiritual practices such as Kriya and Pranayama breathing and Kabbalah journeying
In 1996 she also started to travel more and went to Kerala in South India with her Kaballah teacher where she was introduced to the healing medicine of Ayurveda and Panchakarma treatments. She was so impressed with her own healing experience she went back over several years to study Chavutti Thirumal a specialist treatment developed by the Kalari Payattu warriors. She had amazing teachers Indira Pillai and Vinay Kumar who imparted their ancient knowledge and techniques. Candida continues a to practice still after 25 years and give this treatment now in Frome in Somerset.
She formed Soundtransformations with Michael Ormiston in 2000 , they travelled to many countries around the world giving workshops and courses that promoted the value and benefits of sound healing, using the voice, Singing bowls, Gongs and drums.
As Candida’s original passion in her art, she has been fortunate to study many traditional art techniques by attending outreach workshops at The Prince’s Foundation in London, from Sacred Geometry, Paubha painting from The Buddhist tradition, making paints from minerals and plants and Sacred Geometry paper folding.